May 14, 2020

The UN refugee authority has cut financial aid to people in the Moria refugee detention center on the Greek island of Lesbos, after two centers on the mainland went into quarantine with coronavirus cases. Moria detainees and healthcare workers are now anxiously awaitin...

August 11, 2019

Dear friend,

Happy Eid Al-Adha 2019! Today, thousands of people in refugee camps across Greece will be celebrating this 'second Eid' to commemorate the day God tested Ibrahim’s devotion by requesting he sacrificed his son Ismael, before stopping Ibrahim and instead gi...

*Disclaimer: this account includes descriptions of injuries and police violence, which may be distressing for some readers.

It has been almost four years since my very first humanitarian medical expedition to Lesvos, and the haunting images I faced there will not lay to...

February 1, 2019

*Content Warning: Please note that this text includes mentions of torture and rape, which may be distressing for some readers. 

It is the end of a long day in the Kitrinos clinic, and I am tired. A family bring a two year old to the clinic who is unwell and breathing fa...

January 1, 2019

Dear friend,

Over the past three months, our volunteers have been hard at work in Camp Moria on the island of Lesvos, providing vital healthcare services and support to refugees in need. Over 5,000 people have come to our clinic between October and December to ask for h...

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